Among Mitch McGary's lessons learned from pot suspension: 'Don't get caught'
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The NBA probably won’t be using Thunder rookie Mitch McGary’s recent VICE Sports interview as a public service announcement for its marijuana policy. Still recovering from midseason back surgery in March, McGary hadn’t played basketball in months when h…Upvote Share Tweet
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)The last we saw Serge Ibaka, he was coming back from a calf strain before Game 3 to help the OKC Thunder even the Western Conference Finals before losing in six to the eventual champion Spurs. He did pop up with Spain this summer on the receiving end of…Upvote Share Tweet
KD: “Thunderstruck” Was Worse Than “Kazaam”dimemag.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)Kevin Durant says his 2012 movie “Thunderstruck” was worse than Shaquille O’Neal’s “Kazaam.” Over the weekend, Durant spoke briefly with a reporter from TMZ Sports. During the encounter, he was asked whether his movie was better than “Kazaam.” Durant di…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Durant Left Team USA Under Influence Of Agent Jay-Z, Roc Nationdimemag.com Aug 16The circumstances surrounding Kevin Durant’s abrupt departure from USA Basketball last week have always been murky. The reigning NBA and FIBA World Championships MVP officially cited mental and physical fatigue as means for his decision, but rumors imme…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15Kevin Durant's decision to withdraw from Team USA three weeks before the start of the 2014 FIBA World Cup due to to mental and physical exhaustion came as a shock to many observers who expected the Oklahoma City Thunder star to serve as the undisputed f…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 13Nick Collison has long been the kind of hardworking, won't-show-up-in-the-box-score-play-making contributor who sets Oklahoma City Thunder fans (and adjusted plus/minus acolytes) hearts' aflame. The 33-year-old forward hasn't been a regular starter in s…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 13On Monday, the league fined the Toronto Raptors $25,000 for violating the anti-tampering rules, citing an incident at Drake‘s OVO Fest concert when he specifically called out Kevin Durant (who was in the crowd), referenced his free agency in 2016, and m…Upvote Share TweetOn Thursday, Team USA lost another major star in advance of the FIBA World Cup of Basketball when Oklahoma City Thunder forward and reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant withdrew from the tournament because of physical and emotional exhaustion. After the recent…Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Provides First Look Of NBA 2K15 Gameplaydimemag.com Aug 7Today 2K15 coverboy and 2014 NBA MVP Kevin Durant released the first look at NBA 2K15 gameplay with a a small vignette of Durantula going HAM towards the rim. The reveal features a first-time glance at the Thunder sniper, plus new animations and a sneak…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 6It appears increasingly likely that Kevin Durant will be leaving longtime basketball king Nike for hoops upstart Under Armour. The biggest question on the basketball world’s mind now is if he’ll do the same with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 5For five years now, Drake has turned Caribana weekend into his own personal ode to his hometown of Toronto by holding the OVO concert series, which ran this past weekend. Last night was the main show, and as the official global ambassador of the Toronto…Upvote Share Tweet
The 10-man rotation, starring what Paul George's injury means for him, the Pacers and international playyahoo.com Aug 4A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: The Hook and Daily Thunder. Tom Ziller…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 1The rosters have been announced for tonight’s USA Basketball Showcase. The White Team is highlighted by 2012 Olympic Gold Medalists and former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Kevin Durant and James Harden, while the Blue Team is led by fellow 2012 alum …Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Durant Hinting At Wizards Shows Irony Of CBAdimemag.com Jul 30Kevin Durant applauded LeBron James‘ decision to return to the Cavaliers when speaking to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne during Team USA tryouts in Vegas yesterday. He also said some nice things about returning to play in his hometown when his Thunder face the…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 24When the Oklahoma City Thunder selected forward Josh Huestis with the 29th overall pick in June's draft, the selection struck most analysts as a bit of a reach. The Stanford senior had projected as a mid-second-rounder, if drafted and all, and figured t…Upvote Share Tweet
The Thunder Have A New “Draft And Stash” Strategydimemag.com Jul 22It was announced last Friday the Thunder’s Development League affiliate would relocate from Tulsa to Oklahoma City next season. Compared to everything else that’s happened this off-season, this seems like just a footnote on the news feed. But given the …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21It was recently revealed that a change is due to the uniforms of the 17 NBA teams that have won an NBA championship in the league’s history. Well, 16 of the 17 teams, but we’ll get to that in a second. The back of the uniforms will project a gold band s…Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe On Seattle: “I’d Much Rather Come Here In The Postseason Than Oklahoma”dimemag.com Jul 21During Kobe Bryant‘s whirlwind tour of Seattle for Richard Sherman‘s celebrity softball game — where he he hit a home run — and the Jamal Crawford Summer Pro Am — where Crawford introduced him as “this generation’s Michael Jordan,” Kobe also found time …Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: 76ers To Trade For, Waive ThabeetAug 26Amin Elhassan discusses the proposed trade between the Thunder and the 76ers that will send Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia where he will be waived.
Ibaka Dominates The CourtAug 26Serge Ibaka blocked Andres Nocioni's layup and threw down a nice alley-oop from Ricky Rubio at the other end as the clock wound down in the fourth quarter of Spain's blowout win over Argentina.
Sources: Under Armour Offers Durant Rich DealAug 20Darren Rovell discusses the reported deal worth between $265 and $285 million that Under Armour has offered Kevin Durant.
Durant Exit Surprised Coach KAug 14ESPNChicago.com's Nick Friedell breaks down Mike Krzyzewski surprise at Kevin Durant's decision to leave Team USA last week.
Source: Spurs express interest in C AyonAug 29The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon, ESPN.com has learned.
Team USA fields youngest squad since '92Aug 29USA Basketball will field its youngest team since 1992 when it takes the court for the FIBA World Cup this weekend.
Sources: Brazil guard Barbosa, Warriors agreeAug 28Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.
Windhorst: Kevin Love's contract situationAug 27Kevin Love is not signing a contract extension with the Cavs right now? Here's why, Brian Windhorst writes.